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Dressage at Devon Offers More than $50,000 in Prize Money and Awards

Devon, PA—The 33rd annual Dressage at Devon offers more than $50,000 in prize money and awards over six days of competition. The event, held at the historic Devon Showground September 25-30, 2007, is considered to be one of the most prestigious dressage and sport horse breeding shows outside of Europe. With competitors that include the likes of Olympians Carol Lavell, Lars Petersen and Robert Dover, Dressage at Devon draws more than 35,000 spectators each year, making it one of the largest horse shows in the United States.

“Each year we try to raise the bar to make the show better and better,” says Jim Hall, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “You can never rest on your laurels.” Competitors are drawn not only by the great prize money, but a stellar judging panel that always includes top Olympic-level judges from around the world. The show consists of three days of sport horse breeding classes. Winners at the breed show have gone on to the Olympics and the World Cup Finals. Three days of performance classes are highlighted by the Grand Prix Freestyle on Saturday night, in which horses and riders dance to music as diverse as The Beatles and Mozart.

In addition to great competition, the show is known for its unique boutique shopping and festive atmosphere. “Competitors and spectators alike have told us that this show feels like a European show,” explains Board member Melanie Sloyer. “It’s a real tradition to attend Dressage at Devon.”

For more information on Dressage at Devon please visit http://www.DressageAtDevon.org.

About Dressage at Devon

Dressage at Devon is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. The six-day event attracts more than 700 horses and 35,000 spectators each year. Dressage at Devon benefits Thorncroft Therapeutic Horseback Riding Inc., the oldest and largest therapeutic riding program in the nation.

Photo: Lars Petersen and Dacardo captured the Prix St. Georges and Intermediaire I at the 2006 Dressage at Devon CDI-W/Y/J.

Photo Credit: Phelpsphotos.com

 

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